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Meaning of “strident” in the English Dictionary

"strident" in British English

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stridentadjective

uk   us   /ˈstraɪ.dənt/
  • strident adjective (LOUD)

A strident ​sound is ​loud, ​unpleasant, and ​rough: People are put off by his strident ​voice.
stridency
noun [U] uk   us   /-dən.si/
As the ​situationbecomes more ​desperate, there is a ​growing stridency in the ​appeals for ​aid.
stridently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
She has always stridently ​denied the ​accusations against her. He is stridently ​opposed to ​abortion.
(Definition of strident from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"strident" in American English

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stridentadjective

 us   /ˈstrɑɪ·dənt/
forceful, or very ​loud: strident ​criticism a strident ​voice
(Definition of strident from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strident”
in Arabic حادّ…
in Korean 귀에 거슬리는…
in Portuguese estridente…
in Catalan estrident…
in Japanese 耳障りな, うるさい, かん高い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大声的, 刺耳的,尖厉的…
in Turkish keskin, tiz, acı…
in Russian резкий, громогласный, пронзительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大聲的, 刺耳的,尖厲的…
in Italian stridente…
in Polish ostry…
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